Officers from Long Beach volunteer to help the local Police force
On Wednesday, August 2 Rosarito Mayor Mirna Rincon opened a day of specialized training for officers of the Rosarito Police Department by restating her commitment to providing safety for the citizens of Rosarito. Read more
And it’s free if you register now!
Are you in the market for a doctor or dentist in the northern Baja area? Maybe a little nipping and tucking? Are you interested in purchasing a Mexican health care plan? Good news! The Baja Health and Wellness Forum is coming to the Baja California Center in Rosarito July 27 & 28, featuring 75 exhibitors and numerous conferences and panels presented by medical professionals of Mexico and the United States. Subjects will include medical, dental, body imaging, pharmacies, travel accommodations, and more. Read more
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A month of festivities begin this weekend, and continue through August 20th in the wine valley.
Valle de Guadalupe is a lush, green landscape stretching for miles along the Baja peninsula, providing a seemingly endless, aesthetically-pleasing vista from any inland hilltop. Read more
Better read this if you live here
Over 80 Rosaritense Americans were in attendance at a Town Hall-style meeting with the local US Consul General, Mr. William Ostick, at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. His primary responsibility is to United States citizens living in the region. Mr. Ostick and his team report to Washington DC and the US Embassy in Mexico City, and are very involved with Chambers of Commerce on both sides of the border. He was accompanied by SES Assistant Jorge Reyes, and American Citizen Service Chief, Nancy LaManna. Mr. Ostick commended FRAO (Foreign Residents Assistance Office) on their outstanding liaison between the Mexican government and Rosarito Expats, proving the concept of the bi-national region of “Cali-Baja.” Read more
Advanced Art Class Rejuvenates Its Mural
Fabian Sanchez is the coordinator of all the art classes conducted at Ensenada’s cultural hub, CEARTE. He’s the man responsible for giving a special assignment to local artist and muralist, Esther Gomez, who also works in the main museum as curator and guide. He asked her to lead a class of advanced art students (some of whom are accomplished artists in their own right) in a special project: Create a unique mural on the outside wall of the class itself. Read more
More Than Merely The Cost of Living
Rosarito real estate mogul Luis Bustamante sought the help of several Expat Rosaritense to ask their opinions of the cost of living in Baja in comparison to that of the United States. Volunteers from Cruz Roja Primo Tapia Voluntarios completed a survey questionnaire that compared previous surveys of Los Angeles and Ensenada. The volunteers were asked their views of price comparisons in the areas of housing, dining, clothing, entertainment, and personal care. Read more
And have fun while you’re at it
The 6th Annual Baja Blues Fest returns to the Rosarito Beach Hotel this August 18, 19 and 20. This end-of-summer musical event is one of the most popular events in Baja, and it’s all for a great cause… to help local children beat “the blues.” Read more
Is Hydroponic Farming the Future for Baja?
Ensenada is a rich agricultural state: Open-air and enclosed farms abound in the Maneadero area and produce vast crops of tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli, spinach, and other vegetables, as well as sunflowers and a variety of decorative flowers. To the north, toward Tecate, olive orchards and wine vineyards abound. Read more
A few options to help the Boys and Girls Club
A few weeks ago a troop of trolls broke into the Club de Ninos y Ninas at their new digs and stole everything that was not nailed down… and even a few things that were. Musical instruments, costumes, computers, kitchen equipment and supplies, and sporting equipment were among the items pinched. Read more
Local Gringo starts brewery and nails it
Baja’s options for craft beer keep expanding at a tremendous rate. It looks like just a few weeks pass before you start hearing about a new beer that someone is brewing and starting to sell. Most are just minuscule craft brewers that produce just a couple of kegs every month and take advantage of that to experiment with their flavors sacrificing consistency in their production because for many it’s more a hobby than a business. Read more